Since its independence in 1810, Argentina became one of the most powerful economic systems as its remarkably strong middle class makes it stand out among its neighbors, but it was also a crucial period when its culture flourished through art and photography in different movements and eras.
As one of the homes of avant-garde trends, this exhibition divides itself into four as it emphasizes the historical moments of aesthetics in which photography played its crucial role.
There will be a rare viewing of 19th-century albums and photographs, commercial portraits in contrast to contemporary artists such as Gustavo Di Mario, whose 2005 Carnaval series explores the rural interior of Argentina as the dichotomy between European and the native continue throughout the capital and the provinces.
Catch the show Photography in Argentina, 1850-2010: Contradiction and Continuity at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.and will be open until January 28, 2018.
Images are from the press kit.